Tuesday 30 June 2020
Books- Moataz Abbas:
Dr. Mustafa Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, revealed the details of the statue that appeared next to Foreign Minister Ambassador Sameh Shoukry during his speech to the Security Council, saying: “A clone of the Queen Nefertiti statue,” noting that all archaeologists know that the head of the statue is Queen Nefertiti and is the wife Akhenaten, the head is in a museum.
And “My Minister” added in a phone call to the “Hazrat al-Citizen” program on “Al-Hadath Al-Youm” channel on Tuesday evening, that a controversy was raised because of the appearance of the head of a Pharaonic statue next to Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, during his speech to the Security Council yesterday, explaining that the head is for the Pharaonic Queen Nefertiti .
He continued, that the original head of the queen was discovered in Tel el-Amarna in 1932 in Minya Governorate, explaining that he is the daughter of King A and his tomb in the Valley of the Kings.